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Vulgarisms

 

crude words that are unacceptable in standard speech or expressions that are incorrect in form.

Vulgarisms are sometimes introduced into the speech of characters of the text of a literary work as an intentional stylistic element in order to convey a certain everyday coloration—for example, “Akh, vam ne khotitsia l’ pod ruchku proitit’sia?” “Moi milyi! Konechno! Khotitsia, khotitsia” (“Ya wanna go for a walk?” “Sure I wanna”; E. Bagritskii). In present-day stylistics the term “popular speech” is used more often than the term “vulgarisms.”

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I am appalled by the vulgarisms in my early books" - Writer Martin Amis.
I am appalled by the vulgarisms in my early books" Writer Martin Amis "It is part of the job of a woman to be impeccable.
According to the Guardian, the Ulema Council complained to Karzai that there were 'many TV stations that turn to vulgarisms and broadcast immoral programmes, which are counter to national interests and Islamic values'.
He is much more intellectual than either, uses a more elevated language, not disfigured by vulgarisms, and is not liable to the low passion for plunder as they are.
illegal aliens" in lieu of the more neutral term "undocumented immigrants"), and bureaucratic vulgarisms borrowed straight from George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (e.
Many commentators on this have noted the Newbolt Report at the turn of the century and its emphasis on getting rid of the evil speech habits and vulgarisms of the street, and in the 1920s, George Sampson laid upon English teachers the responsibility 'to purify and disinfect' children's language.
In Mansfield Park, Fanny Price's sister Susan, anxious that "all her best manners" will be found inadequate to the ways of Mansfield, obsesses about the table: "Visions of good and ill breeding, of old vulgarisms and new gentilities were before her; and she was meditating much upon silver forks, napkins, and finger glasses" (446).
Richard Godden decodes a number of vulgarisms present or sub-rosa throughout Faulkner's fictions.
She then describes the character features of legal texts, focusing on the level of words and syntagmas, vocabulary, including technical and semi-technical terms, Latin terms and "Latin-isms," borrowed terms, terms without precise meanings, neologisms, euphemisms, vulgarisms, performative texts, metaphors, religious elements, prepositional phrases, time expressions, compound nouns, false cognates and methods of providing translation equivalents.
54) Among other vulgarisms cited were kep for kept, opposite, alabaster--pronunciations 'quite unknown in good society' and attributed to his 'humble station' as a former servant.
Imperious externalities and vulgarisms of contemporary cultural and political groupings, as we see them enacted and decreed, instinctively defile the authentic conservative orientation to a degree even more alarming than in the earlier years of Modern Age.
I have heard many so-called jokes about our future queen - including references to this being the only wedding where the lucky horseshoe is actually worn by the bride, and vulgarisms about my brother getting his oats tonight.